literary lunches

Lunches are at noon on Wednesdays in the Summer for teens. Bring a brown-bag lunch, and we'll provide the books and a treat! You need to register for lunches at the library, as space is limited. Books will be provided when you register.

July 14

by George Orwell
Open to students who have finished 6th - 12th grade. 1984 will be hosted by Mr. Christian Bensing, Nazareth Area Middle School Librarian and Mrs. Donna Hartman, Memorial Library of Nazareth Librarian.

"The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.
” Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can’t escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching...

July 28

Wolf Hollow
by Lauren Wolk
Open to students who have finished 4th and 5th grade. Wolf Hollow will be hosted by Mrs. Laura Fuller, Nazareth Area Intermediate School Librarian and Mrs. Donna Hartman, Memorial Library of Nazareth Librarian.

Growing up in the shadows cast by two world wars, Annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, steady life in her small Pennsylvania town. Until the day new student Betty Glengarry walks into her class. Betty quickly reveals herself to be cruel and manipulative, and while her bullying seems isolated at first, things quickly escalate, and reclusive World War I veteran Toby becomes a target of her attacks. While others have always seen Toby’s strangeness, Annabelle knows only kindness. She will soon need to find the courage to stand as a lone voice of justice as tensions mount.

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